Skip to main content

About your Search

20121108
20121116
STATION
KCSM (PBS) 7
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 14 of about 15 (some duplicates have been removed)
KCSMMHZ
Nov 9, 2012 2:30pm PST
at the end of the day. there was a news from the u.s. consumer that the economy is picking up. and consumers in the united states, the confidence level is up the highest level it has been in five years. >> we will stay for a look at the numbers in the dax. down by 0.6% on the final trading day of the week. across the atlantic on wall street coming the dow jones also flat. the euro trading at a value of $1 u.s. -- u.s. $1.2712. >> the first round of budget talks have failed to produce an agreement. european parliament is pushing for a 7% increase in spending and more money for a supplementary budget this year. germany, france, and britain want to limit increases to less than 3%. the negotiations will continue next week. >> more business news coming later in the show including economic and is from china and the once in a decade leadership change. the strongest european economy is beefing up their welfare state. parliament has approved a contentious new subsidy for stay at home parents. opposition parties have criticized this scheme as promoting outdated ideas about families in an age where it'
KCSMMHZ
Nov 15, 2012 2:30pm PST
+ economy shrank by 0.1%, the second consecutive drop in output. >> there was some positive news, though -- germany's economy weakened less than many had feared. like france, it just managed to eke out some growth. >> elsewhere in the picture, it was anything but rosy. >> people in southern europe have struggled with years of the zero economic growth -- spain, italy, portugal, and greece have seen rising unemployment and chronic budget shortfalls, but now, economic growth is also slowing in northern europe's industrial economies. in europe's biggest economy, germany, third quarter gdp growth came in at just 0.2%. it was the same figure in france, though analysts had been expecting even weaker numbers. in the netherlands, the economy contracted in the third quarter. one reason is more and more consumers are cutting back on their spending, fearing tough times ahead. another reason is that businesses are also scaling back. manufacturers also anticipate weaker demand from struggling eurozone partners. >> news of the recession did not pull down the market drastically. our correspondence sent
KCSMMHZ
Nov 12, 2012 2:30pm PST
the economy. >> i think the prospects have a markedly improved as a result of the reform program and the government's bold actions. >> many in portugal have lost faith in european leaders. antagonism towards the heads of the german and portuguese governments has reached new heights. >> the way they treat us is a joke. he is no more than merkel's puppet and what they're doing is just wrong. the sacrifices we are being asked to make our a reasonable. "she is just one of many voices calling on them to live within their means but many face an uncertain future with increasing poverty levels and they are determined to resist any more economic pain. >> as we just saw, the portuguese austerity measures are not very popular. we asked our correspondence much and she had today to convince the portuguese of the need for continued austerity. >> she said she is here to see firsthand how the process is going on. her colleague told her about the process and of course she was already a winner of the statistics showing portugal is on track, as they always say they are, but unfortunately people hav
KCSMMHZ
Nov 13, 2012 2:30pm PST
his first press conference after the election, and he would like to focus on the economy, but i think the majority of the journalists will just as more about petraeus and about general allen. the cia had eight directors in the past seven years, and it is bad for the cia, bad for the military, and bad for president obama. >> thanks for that. >> in germany, greenpeace is calling for a fresh start in the search for a long term dump for nuclear waste. >> the environmental group says a new commission should be set up to consider a range of possible sites with maximum input from the public. it says that after years of controversy, the government should give up on the old salt mine that has been the longest running candidate. >> research into weather this underground site is the right place to store nuclear waste started 35 years ago. the protests against it are just as old. greenpeace says it is time to change tack and that the search for a storage site for nuclear waste should start from scratch with greater involvement by ordinary people. >> a permanent storage site can only work if there
KCSMMHZ
Nov 14, 2012 2:30pm PST
brings fresh job cuts, and frustration is growing. spain's economy is set to shrink by another 1.5% this year. there were similar scenes in several metro stations where hundreds of protesters face rows of officers. metro services have been largely suspended, and only 20% of long- distance trains are running. schools and many shops are also shut down. spain's general workers union says the nationwide stoppage is being observed by nearly all workers in the automobile, energy, shipbuilding, and construction industries. >> they are taking all our rights away -- all our rights. the banks and other business people are bringing us onto the streets. they are stealing our salaries. we do not have any rights anymore. >> hundreds of flights have been canceled across europe. in the portuguese capital, lisbon, many face long waits with nearly half of all flights canceled. >> we arrived at 9:00 in the morning, and we have to wait until 9:00 in the evening. public transport is not working, either, so we are stuck. it is a shame. >> access to ferry service has also been blocked. >> we are witnes
PBS
Nov 12, 2012 6:30pm PST
, butn monday, the prime minister had bad news r an economy already showing signs of strain. "this morning and, of the july- september qe was released. gdpas -3.5% on an annualized basis. >> japan is fighting on several fronts. exports have fallen drastically. exports to china a suffering d because of the consumer boycott started by the nationalization of an island chain claimed by both tokyo and bein the strong yen is making exports more expensive and many want intervention by the bank of japan. t economy moves further, japan will be back in a technical recession, defined as two consecutive quarters of reacon >> returning now to the top story, in your top finance ministers meeting in brussels to discussegree to bailouts. we're joined now with more from our brussels correspondent. ys it taking so long or eu finance ministers to agree on releasing the next tranche of funds f greece? >> the terms of the deal have to be renegotiated. the troika as recommended more time to take up paying off the debt of some of the more time ans more money. now there are intense discussions going on am
KCSMMHZ
Nov 8, 2012 2:30pm PST
president may be unfazed by party politics, but keeping china's economy on track will put his integrity to the test when he takes over as president in march. >> to talk more about what is going on in china, i am joined by the asian analyst from the german council on foreign relations. what i think is interesting is the chinese president morning that if the party does not tackle corruption and get rid of corruption within the party that it threatens to bring down the party and the state. is that possible? >> good in town is better than anyone about the social problems of this country, and that is perhaps the biggest time bomb in china these days. corruption is one of the major reasons, pushing public criticism against corruption. he knows i've the party is not able to deal with this problem, it might sooner or later run into severe trouble. >> that is a message for everyone inside the party. everything is so opaque. there's no way for us to gauge how corrupt the system is, the party is there. basically, he is telling people -- get things in order behind closed doors or else the whole thi
KCSMMHZ
Nov 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
growing 11.6% was a boost there suggesting a turnaround there for the second biggest economy of the world. i'll see how it affects the nikkei today. there's also signs of growth in the u.s. as well. and if leaders there should avoid a fiscal cliff, though we could be getting positive sentiment into the year end. that's a very big focus for financial markets globally as well. domestic issues here in focus. a spat with the political infighting creating a fiscal cliff in japan as well. but investors may get a bit of a breather. party leaders look like they might reach an agreement to allow the government to issue debt covering bonds. and that'll help towards their budget. gdp data on monday in japan showed japan's output shrank 0.9% as well. we'll keep track of that. let's go to the yen. a big issue of course here in japan. 79.47-62. not that much change, but the yen remaining relatively strong. euro/yen 101.14-18. sentiment in the u.s., china. as well as a possible deficit financing bill here in japan, there's still the key matter of earnings. we're not through yet. we're going to have the
PBS
Nov 7, 2012 6:30pm PST
defies a fragile economy and high unemployment to win the election, telling the american people the best is yet to come. >> appeals from angela merkel to her european partners -- an end to the eurozone debt crisis will require more unity. >> and a parliamentary vote on another round of austerity cuts in greece. >> thanks for joining us. barack obama has won his second term in office as president of the united states, but his celebrations will be short-lived as the multitude of urgent issues on his desk draws him back to work without delay. >> the first order of business will be to negotiate a new budget deal in congress by the end of the year. otherwise, and harsh plan of spending cuts and tax increases are due to go into effect. we will hear more about that later on in the show, but first, a look back at how things play out on election night in the u.s. >> his face said it all -- president barack obama had to fight hard to keep his job in a tough race against his republican challenger, but once the result was clear, his first message to the american people was one of unity. >> it does n
PBS
Nov 10, 2012 4:00pm PST
port silted up, leaving the town's economy high and dry. pisa's three must-see sights -- the duomo, baptistery, and leaning bell tower -- are reminders of its long-ago sea-trading wealth. this dazzling ensemble floats regally on the best lawn in all of italy. this square -- the piazza del duomo -- was nicknamed the "campo dei miracoli," or field of miracles, for the grandness of the undertaking. the architectural style throughout is pisa's very own pisan romanesque. where traditional romanesque has a heavy, fortress feel, pisan romanesque is light and elegant. the buildings, with their tight rows of thin columns, geometric designs, and striped colored marble, give the campo a striking unity. the 200-foot-tall bell tower is famous because it leans about 15 feet. the tower started to lean almost immediately after construction began. various architects tried to correct the problem of the leaning by straightening up the top section. the tower tilted a little more each year, and was in danger of actually falling over. over the centuries, they tried every trick imaginable to stop the til
KCSMMHZ
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
on the economy. he says they can start by going along with his plan to extend tax breaks for the middle class. obama used the first speech since re-election to outline his plan to cut the federal deficit. he said he wants to raise taxes on the rich and says the majority of americans agree with his approach. >> nobody, not republicans, not democrats, want taxes to go up for folks making under $250,000 a year. so leept's not wait. even as we negotiate a broader deficit reduction package, let's extend the middle class tax cuts right now. >> obama is open to compromise and new ideas and he'll invite john boehner to the white house next week to look for common ground. boehner said higher taxes just for the wealthy are unacceptable. still, republicans and democrats agree on the need to aavoid a so-called fiscal cliff. attention is now focused on whether they can narrow their differences on higher taxes for the rich. >>> top officials from across china are mapping out where the country will go over the next five years. they're taking part in a communist party's congress. much of the process goes on
Search Results 0 to 14 of about 15 (some duplicates have been removed)